Chicago Urban League & Jobcase - Stronger Together!

Chicago Urban League & Jobcase - Stronger Together!

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Meet with 100+ employers from the Chicago area and receive a free headshot to add to your online resume!
When: 10AM-2PM, June 18th 2019
Where: The UIC Forum, 725 W. Roosevelt Rd, Chicago, IL 60608

Meet with top local employers that are interested in hiring now! Employers will be recruiting for many different types of roles that can accommodate many different needs. Varying shifts, solid pay, and benefits are available across different roles. Many of these great employers will be providing on-site interviews and may give job offers on the spot!

This group is a place for the Chicago Urban League community to come together and share all things related to work - job seeking, career info, opportunities, tips and more. Join the conversation and make this the go-to place for all members! Joining this group indicates your interest in the Chicago Urban League (CUL), and they may email you directly outside the Jobcase platform.


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Chicago job fair employer list!!

We are so excited to announce that the following employers will be at the
Chicago job fair tomorrow on June 18th!


160 Driving Academy
Advocate Aurora Health
American Heart Associaton
Associated Builder&Contractors IL
Away Staffing
Bank of America
Big Star Transit
BlueCross Blue Shield
Bright Star Community
Brookfield Zoo
Build Services of America
CHI 311 (City of Chicago 311 Services)

Hello, I lost some information during the job fair, and I wanted to get in contact with the individual that I spoke with about…

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Jamin Bryant You can expand the entire list if you click the more button.

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Speak up!

Instead of staying silent during a job fair or interview SPEAK UP and let your voice be heard!

By building a rapport with the employers before getting into the nitty-gritty details of the job it can give you a major competitive edge over other candidates. Plus it will feel more like a friendly conversation which can certainly help calm those nerves. You can also use this information later on when following up.

Remember, these questions are not…

Can a company that has hired you before deny you employment because of your background they hired me Oct of last year and it was…

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Job fair

Hi, my name is Latasha Ballentine can you keep me posted if you have another job fair.

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The job fair is tomorrow so....

Make sure to dress to impress!

Here are some quick tips on what to wear for the Chicago job fair tomorrow, June 18th.

-Stick to solid colors and avoid distracting patterns
-A suit with a button up shirt worn underneath
-Mid-length skirt below or at the knee, paired with a coordinated blouse
-Modest shoes
-Limited jewelry
-Neat, professional hairstyle
-Light makeup and very little perfume
-Manicured nails

-Stick to solid colors

By the way I live in Texas

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International studnet

Are there opportunities for the International new graduate student? In the areas of Engineering and Technology? Thanks!

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Hi, I presume you are wondering about visa sponsorship? if so, then I know a lot of the employers present today do in fact…

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Frederick Goff Thanks! I have attended the event and it is great!

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Did you attend the Chicago job fair?

If you attended the Chicago job fair today then this is the post for you!

Now that the fair is over, it's time to follow up.

Doing so lets the employer know you are serious, reminds them of who you are (they met a TON of people), your qualifications, and keeps the hiring process moving along.

So let’s take a look at how following up works...

Send your follow up at least 1-2 business days after the event.

Reach out to the…


What if we weren’t able to make the job fair today? Would there be other opportunities?

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Manayja Eddins I am sorry you weren't able to make it but you can ALWAYS search and apply for opportunities here on Jobcase!

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FREE Chicago job fair is COMING next Tuesday!!

Hey Chicago, are you ready?

The job fair is next Tuesday, June 18th from 10-2pm at the UIC Forum located at 725 W. Roosevelt Rd.

Find out all the info here.

NOW is the time to make those final preparations so you are confident and ready to go! Check out these tips to help you prepare for the fair as the weekend approaches!

Know the companies you are interested in and research their mission/culture TODAY. Take some time to see what…


Unfortunately missed the job fair due to my current job. Is there any way I could get my resume in front of the employers listed…

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Joy Abarintos You can absolutely apply online to ANY of these companies or email them your resume! To do so just follow these…

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YOU GOT THIS, Chicago! Go get 'em!

WE are a few hours away from the 2019 Citywide Jobfair and YOU GOT THIS!.

Be Confident! This is going to be great for 4 reasons.
1) YOU ROCK! In all of human history there is no one like you. You have a lot to offer employers to help them achieve their goals. You know this. You have already shown how motivated you are by signing up and showing up. Focus on the best aspects of you when you talk to them today and be sure to translate why…

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Good luck to everyone going to the job fair today!!!

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parking voucher?

I'm on may way to the fair, had to work a couple of hours first I'll be there by noon but how do I get a parking voucher for one of the lots?

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Hi Jonathan Allensworth No worries. Just be sure to ask a member of the Urban League to help assist you with that. They will be…

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I need the address please I see two but I’m not sure which one to go too please help

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No worries helen anemone ! The job fair is located at:

The UIC Forum
725 W. Roosevelt Rd
Chicago, IL 60608

It is from 10am-2pm…

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helen anemone I would make sure to print them NOW before you leave so you are all set to go this way you can distribute them at…

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Job Titles

Good morning!
Is there a listing available for all the Job Titles these companies are seeking?

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There is not a list of titles, but you can see which companies will be at the fair in this post. Then what I suggest you do is…

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Hashim Rasheed My pleasure! : )

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